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Small Red Bumps (Definition)

Small distinct red bumps on the skin are most commonly caused by a heat rash. Heat rash or prickly heat is caused by the blockage of the pores that lead to the sweat glands. It is most common in very young children but can occur at any age, particularly in hot and humid weather. An infant does not sweat. The sweat is held within the skin and forms little red bumps ...Read more


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I have small red bumps near and around my vagina is is a yeast?

I have small red bumps near and around my vagina is is a yeast?

Could be: If so, these are called satellite lesions. Do you have vaginal itching or a white discharge? These would suggest yeast (candidiasis). ...Read more

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What are small (1/4"), red bumps around vagina? On outer labia and genital area, only about 1 or 2. I am not sexually active.

What are small (1/4"), red bumps around vagina? On outer labia and genital area, only about 1 or 2.  I am not sexually active.

See your doctor: It is difficult to tell whether what you describe is of concern or not without seeing the area. You should make an appointment with your doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on my vagina, it has white little bumps on it, what could it be?

I have small red bumps on my vagina, it has white little bumps on it, what could it be?

Time to see a GYN: W/out a clear picture of where and what these look like, it's hard to advise. If they're associated with shaving then I would avoid doing that, regardless it may be time to see a GYN to help you evaluate what's going on. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on my vagina. I thought it was from shaving but im not so sure that's the case anymore. What could they be?

I have small red bumps on my vagina. I thought it was from shaving but im not so sure that's the case anymore.  What could they be?

Skin irritation: There are many causes of bumps on the skin outside your vagina - including having a reaction to shaving (the hair follicles become inflamed) other causes can be of more concern, so if it isn't better soon, you might want to have it looked at. ...Read more

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I'm have these small red bumps towards my vagina and it itches from time to time and i didn't shave. What can this be?

I'm have these small red bumps towards my vagina and it itches from time to time and i didn't shave. What can this be?

Most often yeast: Itching is almost always a yeast infection until proven otherwise. You can try some otc treatment---any vaginal anti-fungal will do. If that doesn't work, then consider making an appointment with your doctor to have the lesions or bumps looked at as you wouldn't want to miss a std. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more